Oklahoma native and Country Music Hall of Famer Vince Gill, fellow country singers Kip Moore and Pam Tillis and rocker Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys will guest star on this week’s episode of the TV series “Nashville.”
“Nashville” airs at 9 p.m. Wednesday on ABC.
In the episode, titled “Dear Brother,” Juliette (Hayden Panettiere) plans a surprise birthday party for Deacon (Charles Esten), with the real-life music stars in attendance. During the celebration, Rayna (Connie Britton) sings, backed up by Tillis and singer-songwriter Kate York as themselves, plus Watty White (JD Souther) and Adria (Erin McCarley), but Juliette’s performance is scuttled by her mother.
Here is the full episode description and a preview, from ABC:
“Dear Brother” – Juliette plans a surprise birthday party for Deacon, which is attended by real-life country stars Dan Auerbach (The Black Keys), Vince Gill, Pam Tillis, Kate York and Kip Moore. During the celebration, Rayna sings, backed up by Pam Tillis and Kate York as themselves, Watty White (JD Souther) and Adria (Erin McCarley). However, Juliette’s own performance is derailed by her mother. As Rayna and Teddy’s divorce moves forward, the tabloids move in, speculating about Rayna’s cheating and thrusting her children into the spotlight; Teddy decides to bring Peggy into his mayoral fold and holds a press conference to make it look like it’s all business; and Gunnar’s brother charms Scarlett with his singing, on “Nashville,” Wednesday, Feb. 27 on ABC.